Download and Fix blbres.dll

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing blbres.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent blbres.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

blbres.dll file Microsoft® Block Level Backup Engine Service Resources. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of blbres.dll related errors on your device. You can also download blbres.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename blbres.dll
File extension DLL
Description Microsoft® Block Level Backup Engine Service Resources
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to blbres.dll file. blbres.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to blbres.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • blbres.dll is corrupted
  • blbres.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - blbres.dll
  • blbres.dll file error
  • blbres.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register blbres.dll file:
  • blbres.dll file could not be loaded
  • blbres.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because blbres.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to blbres.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing blbres.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

blbres.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with blbres.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to blbres.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of blbres.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to blbres.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the blbres.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the blbres.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the blbres.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace blbres.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace blbres.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded blbres.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of blbres.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\

If the steps did not solve your blbres.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename blbres.dll
System Windows 10
File size 2560 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 292e2edf1cc21c6f20d1bcc56f2f3e4f
SHA1 5d166b8355ba3cf4a622d7177342fa38e5d8ae62
SHA256 c2d09ef354751a7335fed2dc45ac4b7d97430e1687751245a86f07ed5eb61d79
CRC32 61f03364
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename blbres.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 3878ce3189a8f046adfaf1163d1fdf38
SHA1 7e76a9e64120dd62154b4386c2a590a066283057
SHA256 05ac2e7441db85261a71245efff9f35414196c52bf2030b8d7113187615c3180
CRC32 4d973de1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename blbres.dll
System Windows 8
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 5cddaf61228650a2cf440f24159a3360
SHA1 1b0a405a0e204ab15bfa8c78c3b8bc5d775b4c2c
SHA256 f9b6a8a9919f1937b8dfd83c633ba956bd9b65bf8239aa78d418ea9a852741be
CRC32 29c90f2a
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename blbres.dll
System Windows 7
File size 2048 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 b1a2f28f05512534e6ce1102b5fc6819
SHA1 e05322a7cdc42dac624952d1a99d38d4320dcec7
SHA256 1befb95418b8cdb834e7cbbee3ffa0f51b8b4b3a788fd6da1523db5a6e066517
CRC32 b5b60684
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename blbres.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 5e38884711b69c4c6058561e0ee14c7a
SHA1 5e02b4ed1e93f535af6232233f1a691f20afc097
SHA256 0e86e7682217e36c779513019f93b6f17c49b3a449a11d3a25ebd342bb83ca34
CRC32 ecd87fa6
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\